Issue 1’s In-Depth Focus on Winter Operations
Within this section of the magazine, Steve Maybee from Edmonton International Airport highlights the challenges that the airport faces due to the changeable Canadian weather, Mark Beveridge from Aberdeen International Airport details how the airport managed to remain open and operational during a time when many airports were forced to close, and Montréal-Trudeau International Airport explains that it never closes and rarely suspends its operations despite receiving 220cm of snow every year.
Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, airports provide a crucial gateway to their regions and work hard to remain open and many must also overcome another hurdle: extreme winter weather. This month we hear from three airports in Canada and Scotland on how they have fought to remain open even during the very worse winter weather that Mother Nature has thrown at them.
- Placing the spotlight on ADM Aéroports de Montréal’s expertise in snow removal
On average, Montréal-Trudeau International Airport receives 220cm of snow every year, but never closes and rarely suspends its operations. The airport talks to International Airport Review about its rigorous winter operations.
- Keeping the gateway to Scotland’s North East open and operational
Aberdeen International Airport receives its fair share of cold winter weather. Despite battling with the COVID-19 pandemic, where many airports have been forced to closed, Aberdeen provides a crucial link to the region and worked hard to remain open and operational. International Airport Review spoke with Mark Beveridge, Operations Director at Aberdeen Airport, to see how the airport approaches its winter operations.
- Expecting the unexpected at Edmonton International Airport
Steve Maybee, Vice President of Operations and Infrastructure at Edmonton International Airport, discusses the challenges that the airport faces due to the changeable Canadian weather and how they are able to deal with it in order to remain operational.